The Landscape Institute had over 180 entries in total this year, including 40 from international entrants. The judges were astounded with the standard of entries, and we’re delighted to be able to share the shortlist of #LIAwards2019 finalists below.
Student categories, Volunteer and New Landscape Professional of the Year to be announced.

Open categories

Dame Sylvia Crowe Award for Outstanding International Contribution to People, Place and Nature

Stitch the City and River: Yunyang Waterfront Green Corridor Beijing Forestry University
Wuxiang Nature School YoungAsianScape Design Co., Ltd.
Landscape Belt of Xianglu Bay Beach in Zhuhai LAY-OUT Planning Consultants Co., Ltd
Valencia Parque Central Gustafson Porter + Bowman

Landscape Innovation Award

Tree Selection for Green Infrastructure Trees and Design Action Group (TDAG)
Pioneering Digital Innovation Arup
LPES as a Guide to Evidence-based Green Infrastructure Planning: a Case Study of Qinglong Lake Forest Restoration Planning Beijing Forestry University
Monitoring Design: Stormwater Management Process Visualization and Evaluation Tsinghua University
Collect & Connect – Resilient South City HASSELL

Landscape Legacy Award

Isle of Wight AONB Partnership
Zheng Jie’s Landscape Architecture Group, Hangzhou

Professional categories


Adding Value Through Landscape

Greener Grangetown Arup
Connswater Community Greenway The Paul Hogarth Company Limited
DISH (Dine In Southall), Southall Manor House SEED_landscape design Ltd
Walthamstow Wetlands Kinnear Landscape Architects Limited

Communications and Presentation

What’s Growing On The Greenway The Paul Hogarth Company Limited
Staging Urban Landscapes: The Activation and Curation of Flexible Public Spaces Cannon Ivers
The Routledge Handbook of Landscape and Food Tim Waterman and Joshua Zeunert

Design for a Large-Scale Development

Xi’an Jiaotong Liverpool University South Campus BDP
Houlton, Rugby – Key Phase 1 Bradley Murphy Design Limited (BMD)
Valencia Parque Central Gustafson Porter + Bowman


Design for a Medium-Scale Development

The Bolshevik Factory John McAslan + Partners
Kai Tak River Improvement Works (Wong Tai Sin Section), Hong Kong Urbis Limited
Queens Promenade Atkins Landscape and Urban Design
Morecambe Promenade Sea Defence Atkins Landscape and Urban Design
V&A Dundee public realm Optimised Environments Limited (OPEN)


Design for a Small-Scale Development

Marlborough Primary School Macgregor Smith Landscape Architects
London Wall Place Spacehub Design Ltd
The Field, Hardman Square, Manchester Layer (Landscape Architecture) Ltd

Design for a Temporary Landscape

The Walnut Grove: A Temporary Landscape of Legacy Carl Smith Design
Fitzpark Arup

Enhancing Heritage and Culture

The Restoration of Beddington Park LUC
Folkestone Harbour Link Macfarlane + Associates Ltd
Accrington Town Square and Interpretive Artwork IBI Group UK Ltd
Great Linford Manor Park – Conservation Management Plan Andrew Hiorns Ltd.

Excellence through Planting and Horticulture

Winton Memorial Garden Project Centre Limited (PCL)
The Water Gardens HTA Design LLP
Sky UK Campus Alexandra Steed Urban


Landscape Planning and Assessment

Colne and Crane Green Infrastructure Strategy Arup
Shropshire Landscape and Visual Sensitivity Assessment Gillespies LLP
Greater Manchester Landscape Character and Sensitivity Assessment LUC
Charnwood Forest Landscape Character Assessment FPCR Environment and Design Ltd


Local Landscape Planning

Culture Mile – Look and Feel Strategy Arup
Masterplan for Sustaining Caerphilly’s Landscape WYG
A Vision for Corporation Street HTA Design LLP


Transforming through Management and Science

Charting a Natural Course: An Ecosystem Services Opportunities Map and Natural Capital Account for the River Irwell The Environment Partnership (TEP) Ltd
Richmond Park Management Plan The Royal Parks


Urban Design and Masterplanning

Western Harbour Masterplan rankinfraser landscape architecture
Winstanley and York Road Estate Regeneration Farrer Huxley Limited
High Path Estate Regeneration PRP

Special Awards


Client of the Year

Derek Dunsire Nominated by Urban Movement Limited
Pocket Living Nominated by B|D landscape architects
Urban&Civic Nominated by Bradley Murphy Design (BMD)